Friday, June 06, 2014

Cottage Life named magazine of the year in National Magazine Awards

Magazine of the Year
Cottage Life was named magazine of the year at the 37th annual National Magazine Awards in Toronto on Friday night. It was an award the magazine won once before, in 1992. It also won gold medals in the categories how-to and service: personal finance & business and silver in the homes and gardens category. [Full awards results]
Best cover
  • Longtime editor of The New Quarterly, Kim Jernigan, was presented with the Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement.
  • Magazine website of the year went to Macleans.ca
  • Tablet magazine of the year went to Sportsnet
  • Best new magazine writer went to Catherine McIntyre for her article Clusterf*ck in This Magazine
  • Best magazine cover went to Report on Business for its cover on Larry Fink, with cover photography by Anya Chibis
  • Best complete issue was the 10th anniversary issue of The Walrus, its "Water" issue and which featured cover art by photographer Edward Burtynsky, which also won gold in the Words and Pictures category
  • Writer Curtis Gillespie won a record-tying 2 Gold and 2 Silver from 5 nominations, including a sweep of gold and silver in the essays category. He won golds for “In the Chair” and in arts & entertainment, “Rebel Without Applause” (both in Eighteen Bridges, the magazine he helped to found); a silver in essays, also for Rebel Without Applause; and a silver in travel for “Crash Course” (Western Living)
Among the top winning magazines in various written and visual categories were:

Magazine
Gold
Silver
HM
The Walrus
7
6
22
Maclean’s
4
1
13
Maisonneuve
4
1
9
L’actualité
3
2
18
Report on Business
3
2
16
Cottage Life
3
1
9
Eighteen Bridges
3
1
7
Legion Magazine
2
0
1
Western Living
1
3
4
Sportsnet
1
2
7
enRoute
1
1
1
Toronto Life
0
2
16

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